LouFest: Families Who Rock Together

Is an appreciation for good music genetic? These families of LouFest make the case that it just might be. All photographs by Robert Rohe.

Is an appreciation for good music genetic? These families of LouFest make the case that it just might be. All photographs by Robert Rohe.

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The Creaseys, from Arnold, came to see Ludacris and Young the Giant.
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The Creaseys, from Arnold, came to see Ludacris and Young the Giant.
The Vaughns, from Macoutah, Illinois, came out to see Billy Idol and the Avett Brothers.
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The Vaughns, from Macoutah, Illinois, came out to see Billy Idol and the Avett Brothers.
The Paunoveches are from St. Louis. They come to LouFest every year.
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The Paunoveches are from St. Louis. They come to LouFest every year.
The Carusos, from St. Charles, came to see Billy Idol.
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The Carusos, from St. Charles, came to see Billy Idol.
The Neus, from Webster Groves, ordered early-bird tickets before the lineups were released. They came out for the love of the festival.
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The Neus, from Webster Groves, ordered early-bird tickets before the lineups were released. They came out for the love of the festival.
The Maripulas, from Richmond Heights, came out to see Pokey LaFarge.
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The Maripulas, from Richmond Heights, came out to see Pokey LaFarge.
The Whalens, from Richmond Heights, came out to see the Avett Brothers.
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The Whalens, from Richmond Heights, came out to see the Avett Brothers.
The Taylors, of St. Louis, came out for The Avett Brothers.
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The Taylors, of St. Louis, came out for The Avett Brothers.
The Kellers, of Webster Groves, came to see Brandon Flowers and Colony House.
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The Kellers, of Webster Groves, came to see Brandon Flowers and Colony House.
The Uhls, from south St. Louis County, came to see everything, but were especially excited to see Billy Idol.
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The Uhls, from south St. Louis County, came to see everything, but were especially excited to see Billy Idol.